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Dredging services: Piper

Introduction

dredging piper Classification: Class LLOYDS REGISTER 100 A1 "Hopper Dredger" with the descriptive notation "Trailing Suction Dredger". (Twin-Screw, bow-well suction and single side pipe trailing suction hopper dredger with bowthruster).

REGISTERED IN SOUTH AFRICA UNDER THE NAME OF: PIPER

 
Principle dimensions
Length overall 111.6m
Length between perpendiculars 107.5m
Breath moulded 18m
Maximum draught 6m
Maximum draught light 3.25m
Hopper nominal capacity 2830m³
Hopper nominal load 4000ton
Loaded displacement 3648ton
Speed loaded 8.5 knots
Dredging depths with light draught
Width side Trail 30m
With bow pipe 26m
 

The dredger is powered by four Siemens generators with a nominal power of 1120kW each, that provide propulsion and power pumps. The drive for the main generators is provided by for MAK diesel engines with nominal power of 1435KW each. The PIPER is equipped with PDS1000 dredging package, integrated with DGPS and depth indicator equipment.

Capabilities

Bowpipe dredging and side trail dredging.

Discharge methods

Pumps ashore installation via side connection or via bottom doors.